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Pezzottaite & Tourmaline

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Pezzottaite & Tourmaline

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Description
Locality: 
Sakavalana, Ambatovita, Mandrosonoro, Ambatofinandrahana, Amoron'i Mania, Madagascar
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.4 × 3.1 × 1.2 cm
Description

Some orange pink pezzottaite crystals with green tourmaline

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Pezzottaite

Formula: 
Cs(Be2Li)Al2(Si6O18)
Strunz: 
9.CJ.60
Hardness: 
8.0 - 0.0
Type Locality: 
Sakavalana mine, Ambatovita, Mandrosonoro Commune, Ambatofinandrahana District, Amoron'i Mania Region, Fianarantsoa Province, Madagascar...

Tourmaline

Formula: 
A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7
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